Yalitza Aparicio: The Roma star that made history

Roma           Alfonso Cuarón

On Sunday night (Feb. 24), he did it again, becoming a rare two-time victor of the directing award at the 91st annual Academy Awards. Oscars 2019 Best Director Winner: Alfonso Cuarón BAGS the Trophy for Roma.

Apraicio had to learn Mixtec language for the film. It's also the first film from Netflix to earn a Best Picture nomination.

Netflix was a victor at the 2019 Oscars, taking home multiple Academy Awards during Sunday's ceremony for its two critically acclaimed films.

The support comes as Aparicio faced racist attacks online after she appeared on the cover of Vogue México past year.

Following the major success of the Alfonso Cuaron-directed drama, many Mexican-American women applauded Aparicio's high-profile role, revealing that they're proud that the actress is the first indigenous woman to be nominated for best actress at the Academy Awards.

Set in India, Period: End Of Sentence won the Best Documentary Short Subject at the 91st Academy Awards.

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We would like to see it stopped. "We're very much involved in that", he added. He said that relations had improved over the last short period of time.

The film created history at Oscars for bagging the first-ever nomination in Best Picture for a film based on a comic book.

At the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles, Olivia Colman won the best actress award for " The Favourite".

The film was inspired by Cuaron's childhood and a domestic worker who helped raise him.

Yalitza Apraicio is nominated for an Oscar this year for her performance in Roma.

The film, distributed by streaming giant Netflix, was an incredibly personal endeavor for Cuaron.

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